Maybe 2019’s con schedule won’t be quite as crunched?
My Favorite Thing is Monsters has won yet another award!
Faith and X-O Manowar get convention variants
Valiant has announced an convention exclusive Bloodshot Salvation #1 cover for the Baltimore Comic-Con and their panel schedule for September 22-24. The cover will be drawn by Barry Kitson (to your left). The panel schedule is: Valiant Spotlight: Matt Kindt – Friday the 22nd at 2pm Valiant Presents ICONS: X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Faith, and Beyond – Saturday […]
The Ringo Awards are a new comic book industry award that s chosen by fans and pros and the first noms are out. The process of getting the nominations hasn’t been entirely spelled out, but a pro jury – Jamar Nicholas, John Haines, Hannah Means-Shannon, Jose Villarubia and Chris Powell – chose some, and a […]
It’s hard to keep up with all the comics awards news, but the BIG news ia that Baltimore Comicon will host the inaugural edition of the Ringo Awards this September. Named after the late artist Mike Wieringo, the Ringo nominees will be selected by both pros AND fans. As the announcement says: Pro and Fan […]
Update: A pervious version of this story used the word “purchased” regarding ReedPOP’s invlvement but it is a partnership similar to the one the Harvey Awards had with Baltimore Comic Con. The Beat has learned that ReedPOP, the company that runs New York Comic Con and 28 other pop culture events worldwide, will partner with the Harvey […]
Dean Haspiel gave the keynote speech at the Harveys and although there were a lot of joking catcalls from the audience, his speech had most people stunned by the end. It was a heartfelt tribute to the power of the comics community, while also refelcting the uncertain times that artists have in New York and, really, any community where real estate has soared beyond their reach. With eprmission, here’s the entrie text of the speech.
As long as we’re talking Baltimore Comic Con — which is only a few short weeks away–and will be held over the Labor Day weekend, Friday Sept. 2-Sunday Sept.4 — it’s just been announced that Game of Thrones actor Kristin “Hodor” Nairn will be attending on Saturday, giving us all a chance to write a […]
Legendary is a word often over used, but Al Jaffee is truly a legendary cartoonist. Still drawing Mad magazine’s fold-ins at age 95, he’s been named the world’s oldest working cartoonist, and now he’ll be the latest winner of the Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame Award, which will be presented as part of the Harvey […]